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2 facing felony charges after infant injured

By The Associated Press
Published On: Jan 27 2013 02:44:56 PM MST
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GREAT FALLS, Mont. -

Police in Great Falls say a 13-month-old boy with injuries was airlifted to a Seattle hospital early Saturday and that two people are facing charges.
    
Reports say that 20-year-old Riley James Charlo-Whitworth faces charges of assault on a minor, criminal endangerment, tampering with evidence and aggravated assault, all felonies.
    
Authorities say 19-year-old Alexis Michelle Paul faces a charge of felony criminal endangerment.
    
Police say Charlo-Whitworth was caring for the child, but it was Paul who brought the child to the emergency room at Benefis Health System.
    
Police say they received a call from Benefis at about 3 a.m. Saturday about a child with bruising on his body. The child was sent to Seattle at about 5 a.m.